toxic gas release News

  • PureAire Releases Universal Toxic Gas Monitor

    PureAire Monitoring Systems manufactures and distributes toxic gas monitors for safety, and as of August 2013, releases new toxic gas monitor called the Universal Toxic Gas Monitor.  Their monitors make sure areas where toxic gases exist the area remains at a safe and breathable level, some gasses included are chlorine, bromine, HCL, HF, ammonia, toxics, and hydrides. These gases, commonly ...

  • EPA issues Southeastern Toxics release inventory data (AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN)

    According to the 2009 national analysis of the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI), facilities in the southeast released approximately 657 million pounds of toxic chemicals, a 9.4 percent decrease from 2008. The TRI program publishes information on toxic chemical disposals and releases into the air, land and water, as well as information on waste management and pollution prevention activities in ...

  • EPA reinstates toxics release inventory reporting requirements for hydrogen sulfide

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing that it is reinstating Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) reporting requirements for hydrogen sulfide. This action is part of Administrator Lisa P. Jackson’s ongoing efforts to provide Americans with helpful information on chemicals they may encounter in their daily lives. TRI is a publicly available database that contains information ...

  • Ontario, Calif., Food Processor to Pay $157,000 Fine for Toxic Ammonia Release

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a settlement with food processing company Ventura Foods, LLC, located in Ontario, Calif. Ventura Foods has agreed to pay $157,900 for violations of federal regulations including failing to notify the proper officials immediately following the release of anhydrous ammonia, failure to submit a required Risk Management Plan, and inadequate ...

  • New SafEye 950/960 Toxic Gas Detectors

    Spectrex, Inc. has released the newest additions to the SafEye Open Path Gas Detector range. The 950 and 960 series detectors have recently been included and detect toxic Hydrogen Sulfide gas and toxic Ammonia gas, respectively, both with path lengths of up to 263ft (80m). The Quasar 950 and 960 models can be tailored to protect your personnel and high-risk installation. Reliability is key and is ...


    By Spectrex Inc

  • Sensidyne release new gas detection resources

    Sensidyne, LP announces the release of their new web site, www.SensidyneGasDetection.com, showcasing their stationary Gas Detection products to users and sales channel partners globally. . The Sensidyne Fixed Systems website includes information on point gas monitors for toxic and combustible gases, and oxygen; open path gas detection for toxic and combustible ...


    By Sensidyne

  • FTIR meets Fire Testing needs for toxic gas analysis

    One of the most dangerous aspects of a fire is the toxic gases that can arise from the process of combustion.To save lives and develop safer materials for airplanes, trains, and buildings, it is vital to identify and measure the gases that are released when products and materials ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • FEMA`s Toxic Trailers Exposed

    WASHINGTON, DC, July 25, 2007 (ENS) - The Sierra Club is declaring a partial victory in its fight with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, over toxic formaldehyde found in some of the 120,000 mobile homes and travel trailers provided to hurricane survivors left homeless in 2005 by Katrina and Rita. In response to a public outcry by the Sierra Club and others, FEMA has decided to ...

  • LEED Homes May Not Be Less Toxic

    EMSL Analytical offers LEED testing solutions for both new and existing commercial and residential properties. Cinnaminson, NJ, July 14th, 2010 Environmental and ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Darigold failed to report chlorine gas release in Portland to authorities in timely manner

    Darigold Inc. failed to immediately notify federal and state emergency authorities of a chlorine gas release in 2012 at a milk facility in Portland, Oregon, according to a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. By law, facilities are required to report hazardous releases to state and federal emergency response authorities in a timely manner. The facility produces ultra ...

  • Amalgamated Sugar settles for failure to immediately report the release of chlorine gas into the environment

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reached a settlement with Amalgamated Sugar Company LLC (Amalgamated Sugar) for failing to properly report the release of dangerous chlorine gas at its Paul, Idaho facility. Amalgamated Sugar, a sugar manufacturing facility that processes sugar beets, will pay $18,000 in penalties. According to the settlement, plant operators did not immediately ...

  • New Warehouse Safety Report Released

    Our team of experts has been hard at work and has just released an industry-leading report detailing WAREHOUSES: The sources of poor air quality, the safety concerns that arise as a result, and several techniques to alleviate the issues.  Below is a brief synopsis of the report, but the full edition can be ...

  • Report highlights sources of North America toxic pollution

    Ninety percent of the 5.5 billion kilograms of toxic pollutant releases and transfers reported in North America in 2005 can be traced to about 30 substances from 15 industrial sectors across the United States, Canada and Mexico.  Taking Stock 2005, released last week by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation, represents the most complete picture of pollution reporting from North ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • World`s 10 Worst Toxic Pollution Problems

    The price of gold affects more than global finances; it also drives the world's most toxic pollution problem, according to new research from the Blacksmith Institute, an environmental health group based in New York City. Miners in countries from across Africa and Southeast Asia use mercury to separate the precious metal from the surrounding rock and silt. To then separate the resulting amalgam of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Congress OKs Toxic Train Protections for Major Cities

    WASHINGTON, DC, July 30, 2007 (ENS) - The U.S. Congress Friday overwhelmingly passed homeland security legislation (H.R. 1) that, among many other measures, will help protect 46 U.S. cities from attacks against trains carrying hazardous materials. The legislation implements recommendations made by the 9/11 Commission. It requires railroads to route hazardous cargo shipments around, rather than ...

  • Midwest`s postflood risk: toxic basements

    The oil, gasoline, fertilizers, and herbicides swept away by floodwaters in June pose an environmental challenge to the rain-soaked Midwest. But some of the most serious pollution problems may not lie outdoors. Instead, they could well lurk indoors in waterlogged basements and first floors of homes and businesses, where everything from cleaning agents to toxic metals accumulate in silt and mold. ...


    By Axcess News

  • 17 Groups Petition EPA For Public Reporting Of Chemical Releases From Fracking, Other Oil And Gas Operations

    127,000 Tons of Undisclosed Hazardous Emissions: Oil and Gas Would Join Other Industries, Including Coal, That Already Report to the Toxics Release Inventory; Federal Disclosure for O&G Not Yet Required Despite Surge in Fracking Chemical Pollution. WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2012/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Environmental Integrity Project (EIP), along with ...

  • North American industrial pollution profile released

    Taking Stock Online, released today by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation, provides the latest integrated North American data and most comprehensive picture of industrial pollution across North America. It documents reported releases and transfers of 5.7 billion kilograms of toxic pollutants in 2006 from industrial facilities in Canada, Mexico and the United States. The North American ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • China releases blueprint to promote emerging industries

    China's State Council recently approved the nation's 12th Five-Year Plan on National Emerging Industries of Strategic Importance, which sets out policy directions and major tasks for seven strategically important industries. During this period, China has pledged to invest more than 2 trillion yuan (US$316 billion) in promoting energy-saving and low-carbon projects across the country. High on the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • AOPL Releases New Pipeline Safety Statistics & Strategies

    This month the Association of Oil Pipe Lines (AOPL) released their 2015 annual report on liquid pipeline safety in the United States, its reported numbers now entering a debate that has been making headlines in recent months. At the heart of the debate is this question: how safe are our pipelines? Recent Pipeline Leaks Gain Attention In the U.S., two major pipeline leaks in ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

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